Category: ARCHITECTURE

Feb 7, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 7, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 7, 2010

BLINDED BY THE LIGHT Photograph by Sprengben Hong Kong Skyline at Night, Blinded by the Light via Flickr Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’

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Feb 1, 2010

Ridiculous Open-Concept Luxury Loft in SoHo

Ridiculous Open-Concept Luxury Loft in SoHo

Every couple months I’ll spend a night sifting through luxury properties for sale in New York City. It’s the only place in the world where you can easily find 50+ listings ranging from $5 million – $75 million at any given time. Understanding the density of Manhattan, it’s always fascinating how expensive a square foot…

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Jan 31, 2010

Picture of the Day – January 31, 2010

Picture of the Day – January 31, 2010

ORGANIZED CONFUSION The Viaduct in Puxi, Shanghai, China via Wikimedia Commons Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’

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Jan 18, 2010

A Ring of Beauty

A Ring of Beauty

A recent winner of the Architectural Review’s Emerging Architecture Awards, the Sports Research Centre in Spain designed by Jose Maria Sanchez Garcia is a ring of beauty. Situated on a thickly wooded peninsular in a reservoir of the Tagus river basin and in perfect harmony with its surroundings, the Sports Centre is also elevated in…

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Jan 11, 2010

The Largest Fish and Seafood Market in the World

The Largest Fish and Seafood Market in the World

Photograph by river seal The Tsukiji Fish Market is the biggest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world. It’s also one of the largest wholesale food markets of any kind. The market is located in Tsukiji in central Tokyo, and is a major attraction for foreign visitors. Tsukiji moves about five million pounds (2,268,000…

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Jan 9, 2010

Picture of the Day – January 9, 2010

Picture of the Day – January 9, 2010

ICE TO SEE YOU Ice sculptures stand illuminated from within at the annual Ice and Snow festival in Harbin, northeast China’s Heilongjiang province on January 5, 2010. Fairy tale palaces, towering pagodas, and even an Egyptian Sphinx – all carved from ice – are among the sights at this year’s festival. (REUTERS/Sheng Li) via The…

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Jan 5, 2010

An Ocean of Emotion: The View from Otter Cove

An Ocean of Emotion: The View from Otter Cove

Photograph by Joe Fletcher The Otter Cove Residence by Sagan Piechota Architecture is the definition of an oceanfront property. Located in Carmel, California with stunning views of the Pacific, this private residence may cause jaws to unhinge. Unfortunately, details are sparse on this stunning 10,000+ square foot home. The Sagan Piechota site offers no additional…

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